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tickey-draai

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɪkiːˌdrʌɪ
 
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Definition of tickey-draai in English:

noun (plural tickey-draais)

South African
1A dance involving a fast movement in which couples link hands and spin round on the spot.
1.1 [mass noun] The music played to accompany a tickey-draai dance.

Origin

partly translating Afrikaans tiekiedraai, from tiekie tickey+ draai 'a turn' (because of the spinning movement).

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